Episode 588: (Part 2) From One-Man Show to Growth Engine: The COO Transformation with Ryan Hodges

In part two of Ralph Burn’s discussion with Ryan Hodges, the Chief Operating Officer of Tier 11 and founder of Simplaphi, they dissect the art of thriving amidst change. Ryan shares his personal experiences and professional wisdom on navigating life’s inevitable shifts with a blend of humor and grit. In today’s episode you’ll learn how embracing change can open doors to unexpected opportunities and personal growth. Tune in for a dose of inspiration that’s perfect for anyone looking to master their own life transitions.


  • 00:00:00 – Kickoff with Perpetual Traffic: The Brains Behind the Operation
  • 00:00:44 – Why Rush? The Mighty Merits of Methodical Moves
  • 00:01:30 – Decoding Delays: How Slowing Down Keeps You Ahead
  • 00:03:15 – Step by Step: The Strength of Strategic Pauses
  • 00:05:45 – The Art of Anticipation in Process Optimization
  • 00:07:39 – Command Central: Constructing a Leadership Team That Scales
  • 00:10:22 – Blueprints for the Big Time: Constructing a Core Leadership Team
  • 00:13:38 – Meet the Integrator: Your Business Growth’s Secret Weapon
  • 00:15:05 – Integrators 101: Aligning Vision with Operational Reality
  • 00:17:29 – Operational Orchestrators: Why Every Business Needs an Integrator
  • 00:19:20 – The Wrap-up: Integrators, Impacts, and Next Steps
  • 00:21:00 – Signing Off: Connections and Conversations to Continue


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